The Law Society
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
Contentious Trusts Association (ConTrA)
Charles HancockAssociate, Private Client
Charles is an Associate in the Private Client team.
He acts for UK and international clients, advising individuals, families and trustees on a wide variety of private client matters.
Charles advises on tax and succession planning, asset structuring, often using trusts or corporate vehicles to protect assets and mitigate capital taxes, landed estates and heritage tax issues. He also advises on contentious matters, assisting in the resolution of disputes relating to the formation or administration of trusts and estates both in a UK and international context.
Charles graduated from Bristol University with a degree in History. He trained at Taylor Wessing, qualifying in 2017, and joined Forsters in 2019.
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